February 2011

#11-10 (02/28/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: The Predecessors

Happily, the ensemble Jacques Moderne reminds us of the great French music at the end of the 16th century with a mass by Claude le Jeune and Du Caurroy's 1590 Requiem. We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com

Composer: CLAUDE le JEUNE (1528-1600), EUSTACHE du CAURROY (1549-1609), Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1664-1729), FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (1668-1733)

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#11-09 (02/21/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: The Campra Requiem

An ensemble from the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles presents this extraordinary masterpiece. We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com

Composer: ANDRÉ CAMPRA (1660-1744)

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#11-08 (02/14/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: The Secular Scene

Musica ad Rhenum and baritone Matin Koningsberger in secular works by Campra, Couperin, Gullemain, and Quirinus van Blankenburg (!) We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

Composer: LOUIS-GABRIEL GUILLEMAIN (1705-1770), QUIRINUS van BLANKENBURG (1654-1739), GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN (1681-1767), ANDRÉ CAMPRA (1660-1744)

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#11-07 (02/07/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: Les Arts Florissants, Part II

Continuing the program with a suite by Du Mont and more by Charpentier. We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

Composer: HENRI DU MONT (1610-1884), MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER (1643-1704)

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